Sports

Volleyball makes program history

1 month ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Volleyball makes program history
The Virginia Wesleyan women’s volleyball team defeated rival Christopher Newport University (CNU) for the first time in the program’s fifteen year history on Sept. 19. The match came down to the fifth set where the Marlins sealed the win with a score of 15-13. CNU was ranked twentieth in the nation at the time of Read More

Tina Hill: the new Marlin in charge

1 month ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Tina Hill: the new Marlin in charge
For the first time since 2007, Virginia Wesleyan athletics has a new face in charge with Tina Hill becoming the University’s new Executive Director of Athletics. Hill is no stranger to the Old Dominion Athletic Conference or Virginia as she comes to Virginia Beach after being the Athletic Director at Randolph College, located in Lynchburg, Read More

Meghan Wood reaches 1,000 assists

1 month ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Meghan Wood reaches 1,000 assists
Junior setter Meghan Wood eclipsed 1000 career assists in the volleyball team’s loss to Salisbury on Sept. 26. Wood recorded 23 assists in the match and currently has 328 assists on the year. She is just the eighth player in Virginia Wesleyan program history to reach this milestone. Wood has found herself in the rotation Read More

Fall Sports Preview

2 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Fall Sports Preview
Women’s Soccer The women’s soccer team returns a roster filled with scorers for the 2018 season. Anna Pedicone, last season’s ODAC Rookie of the Year, and Alex Davidson, an All-ODAC second team honoree, led the team in scoring last season and are expected to pace the offense again this year. In goal, the Marlins rely Read More

Women’s soccer takes Europe

2 months ago Jordan Esposito Comments Off on Women’s soccer takes Europe
The Virginia Wesleyan women’s soccer team embarked on an unforgettable trip through Europe this past summer. It was a journey that took them through some of the biggest soccer countries in the world and allowed them to not only test themselves against stiff overseas competition, but to experience other parts of the world and bond Read More

Once a Marlin, always a Marlin

2 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Once a Marlin, always a Marlin
The Virginia Wesleyan men’s basketball team added alumnus Nick Doyle to the coaching staff this past summer. Doyle was a 2016 graduate who played for Coach Macedo and the Marlins for two years. Prior to that, Doyle played two years at Division I University Delaware State. During his time here, he averaged 8.4 points per Read More

Find your ‘why’

2 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Find your ‘why’
Ahhhh, nothing like the start of the school year.  Upperclassman are all reuniting while the first years are bright-eyed and bushy-tailed, trying to navigate their way through an all-new experience. While it is easy to get distracted by many things in the beginning of the year, I challenge you to find your passion and do Read More

Softball wins consecutive national title

6 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Softball wins consecutive national title
The Virginia Wesleyan softball team won the Division III National Championship for the second consecutive year on May 29 in Oklahoma City. After splitting the first two games of the championship series with Illinois Wesleyan the Marlins earned a 3-1 victory in the winner-take-all championship game. In this final game of the season sophomore pitcher Read More

Baseball having best season since 2010

7 months ago Megan Sherman Comments Off on Baseball having best season since 2010
The Virginia Wesleyan baseball team has made its presence known nationally this season and it has the resume to prove it. The team boasts a 14-3 ODAC record, which currently puts the squad in second place in the ODAC. The Marlin bullpen is extensive, which is why pitching has been an essential part to the Read More

Renn set to retire

7 months ago Luke Chiasson Comments Off on Renn set to retire
“It has just been a fun ride.” After 25 years of dedication to Virginia Wesleyan, Executive Director of Athletics, Joanne Renn will be retiring in June. President Miller and Coach Renn announced the decision in front of the athletic department on April 19. “Several months ago, Joanne came to me and told me she thought Read More